8/16/2022 | A coastal storm is expected to impact Cape Cod and the Islands with wind and rain tonight into Weds (8/17). 30-40 MPH winds are possible for much of […]Read More
...to promote a healthy Cape Cod community through disease prevention and control, health and safety education, environmental protection and emergency preparedness.
The Department of Health and Environment was established in 1926 to provide regional efficiencies throughout the 15 towns of Barnstable County, while supporting the autonomy of local boards of health. The Department provides a diversity of services that promote public health and environmental protection, from emergency planning, to monitoring of water, land, and air, to disease prevention, inspectional services, COVID-19 pandemic response, and even the practical application of providing loans for septic system repair and replacement. The physical and mental well being of Barnstable County’s residents, alongside protection of our sensitive ecosystems, are our top priorities.
CDC streamlines COVID-19 guidance to help the public better protect themselves and understand their risk
8/11/2022 | CDC is streamlining its COVID-19 guidance to help people better understand their risk, how to protect themselves and others, what actions to take if exposed to COVID-19, and […]Read More
August 11, 2022 Affected area = Businesses and residences on the vacuum sewer on Commercial Street between Snow Street and Point Street AND Bradford Street between Conwell Street and Prince […]Read More
What if wastewater wasn’t waste at all? What if the valuable nutrients excreted from our bodies could be captured and recycled for useful means? Out at Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic […]Read More